CANADA FILES

NOLA Code:
CNDF 0400 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
13 / 30
Genre:
Collections:
Rights End:
3/15/2026
Producer
Primary Counsel Productions
Presenter
WNED
TV-G
CC
sIX
Stereo
SAP:
Year Produced:
2022
Version:
Base
Interviews with Canada’s most prominent and successful individuals

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#401 Louise Penny
Best-selling author Louise Penny writes the beloved Armand Gamache mystery series set in rural Quebec (18 best sellers and counting) which has just been made into a TV series on Prime. She also co-wrote State of Terror with Hillary Clinton, and is now working on a follow-up.

#402 Moshe Safdie
Acclaimed international architect Moshe Safdie has built some of the most spectacular buildings in the world from the Holocaust Museum Yad Vashem in Israel to the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore.

#403 Margaret Macmillan
Best-selling historian and Oxford professor Margaret Macmillan has won many prestigious awards for her books on key chapters in history, from Paris, 1919 to Nixon and Mao to her latest War: How Conflict Shaped Us.

#404 Howard Shore
Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore has scored more than 80 films, as varied as Big and Mrs. Doubtfire to Silence of the Lambs and Lord of the Rings – a remarkable journey from his early days as music director of Saturday Night Live.

#405 Roberta Bondar
Roberta Bondar was the first Canadian female astronaut in space (1992) and the first ever neuroscientist. She now advocates for the environment and is a renowned nature photographer.

#406 Eugene Levy
Iconic comedian and actor Eugene Levy has appeared in more than 80 films, most notably American Pie and Waiting for Guffman. He has also starred in the SCTV series and in the Emmy award winning blockbuster Schitt’s Creek with his son Daniel.

#407 Michaëlle Jean
The Right Honorable Michaëlle Jean was a child immigrant from Haiti but rose through poverty and hardship to excel as a journalist and eventually become the first Black Governor General of Canada.

#408 Clara Hughes
Clara Hughes is the only Olympic athlete to win multiple medals in both the Summer and Winter Games – in cycling and speed skating respectively. She has since campaigned for mental health issues across Canada.

#409 Mark Carney
Mark Carney is a renowned economist and the former Governor of the Bank of Canada and Bank of England. He is now a key player in the world’s battle against climate change, as the UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance.

#410 Cindy Blackstock
Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitxsan First Nation and a tireless advocate for Indigenous children in Canada. As Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society she has helped secure landmark legislation in Canada to compensate Indigenous children for their unfair treatment by the federal government. She has been described as “Canada’s relentless moral voice for First Nations equality.”

#411 Louise Arbour
Louise Arbour has made justice her life’s calling. As the UN’s Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, she successfully secured the indictment of Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic for war crimes. And went on to become a Justice in the highest court of the land, the Supreme Court of Canada.

#412: TBA

#413: TBA

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Unlimited
Rights Dates:
3/16/2023 - 3/15/2026
School Rights:
1 year
V.O.D. Rights:
Yes
V.O.D. Rights Type:
Concurrent w/broadcast rights
Linear Live Streaming:
Yes
Non-Commercial Cable Rights:
Yes

Program Contacts

Contact Type
Viewer

United States

Date
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Source
sIX